Admissions Counselor

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


The Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting and establishing relationships with prospective students, including transfer students; specifically, using a territory management approach and data to build intentional relationships with prospects, applicants, and their families to meet goals and objectives for territory.  They will serve in-state and out-of-state territories including private and public high schools. With this – Admissions Counselors will travel in the fall for college fairs and recruitment programs; in addition, they will travel as needed in the spring for continued recruitment and student support. This position utilizes a data review approach to determine recruitment and outreach activities in assigned territory; specifically, this includes managing and coordinating communication/interactions with students using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. Admissions Counselors will guide incoming students through their enrollment steps and help them to complete their applications with review and strategic communication efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Uses territory management approach to manage recruitment territory and meet enrollment goals 
  • Completes high school visits, college fairs, and recruitment events in assigned territory
  • Supports in the executing and coordination of recruitment events and group presentations
  • Guides prospective students through preparation steps for registration and completing next steps after admission to the University
  • Provides personal support to incoming students with appointments and outreach through multiple modalities
  • Uses data and office CRM to drive recruitment efforts and educates self on changes, trends, and partnership opportunities in enrollment
  • Reviews Applications for Admissions
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

The following Degree is required:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree must be conferred by date of application.
The following Experience is required:
  • One year of professional experience
    • Two years of experience as a student employee or tour guide equals one year of professional experience
The following Licensure is required:
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and comply with the University’s vehicle use policy

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Admissions experience preferred (either as a staff member or student tour guide)
  • Demonstrated multicultural competence; the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant and productive ways
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel

Position Schedule: Full-time position with an option for a flexible/hybrid work schedule (remote/on campus).  Work location: Bowling Green, Ohio.
Deadline to apply:  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by ‘June 5, 2024’.  

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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